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    "Reveal not every secret you have to a friend, for how can you tell but that friend may hereafter become an enemy. And bring not all mischief you are able to upon an enemy, for he may one day become your friend."

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    Leo Tolstoy Quotes

    Russian mystic & novelist
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    Quotes by Leo Tolstoy

    • A man is like a fraction whose numerator is what he is and whose denominator is what he thinks of himself. The larger the denominator, the smaller the fraction.
    • Everyone thinks of changing the world, but no one thinks of changing himself.
    • Everything that I understand, I understand only because I love.
    • Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.
    • If one has no vanity in this life of ours, there is no sufficient reason for living.
    • In the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.
    • Happy families are all alike; every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.
      Anna Karenina, Chapter 1, first line
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